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Reeds Crossroads in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Washington Boulder

 
 
George Washington Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
1. George Washington Boulder Marker
Inscription.  
George Washington Boulder
On this rock
President George Washington
rested and ate dinner, enroute
from Salisbury to Winston-Salem
May 31, 1791

Erected by
Gen Wm. Davidson Chapter D.A.R.
Lexington N.C.
1926

 
Erected 1926 by Gen Wm. Davidson Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 35° 50.59′ N, 80° 20.03′ W. Marker is in Reeds Crossroads, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is on Route 150, on the right when traveling west. across from Reeds Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington NC 27295, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yadkin College (approx. 2.8 miles away); Cooleemee (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Homestead (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lexington in the Civil War
George Washington Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
2. George Washington Boulder Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Old Davidson County Courthouse (approx. 4.7 miles away); City of Lexington (approx. 4.7 miles away); Captain Benjamin Merrill (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reeds Crossroads.
 
More about this marker. A well designed garden-like area honoring the marker
 
George Washington Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
3. George Washington Boulder Marker
George Washington Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
4. George Washington Boulder Marker
George Washington Boulder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
5. George Washington Boulder Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 11, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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